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This article is about the fad. For the 1981 album by The Sinceros, see Pet Rock ( album). The Pet Rock "Pet Carrier", which doubled as its packaging. Pet Rocks sitting on a couch. Pet Rock ...

Pondering The Popularity Of The Pet Rock — And Other Fads : NPR

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Apr 4, 2015 ... They were all the rage for a brief, mid-'70s moment, and they turned their creator into a millionaire. What was so special about rocks in a box?

Gary Dahl, inventor of 1970s fad the Pet Rock, dies at 78 - The ...

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Apr 2, 2015 ... From news services. Gary Dahl, the creator of the wildly popular 1970s fad the Pet Rock, died March 23 in Jacksonville, Ore. He was 78.

Gary Dahl, Inventor of the Pet Rock, Dies at 78 - The New York Times

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Mar 31, 2015 ... A modern incarnation of “Stone Soup” as stirred by P. T. Barnum, Pet Rocks made Mr. Dahl a millionaire practically overnight. Though the fad ...

The 9 Dumbest Fads Ever to Make Money | BC Business

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Jan 24, 2011 ... Counting down the nine dumbest fads to capture the attention and ... My Pet Rock sold for $3.95, and creator Gary Dahl unloaded more than ...

The Pet Rock Captured a Moment and Made Its Creator a Millionaire ...

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Apr 1, 2015 ... Dahl's Pet Rock was a key innovation of the 1970s, tongue-in-cheek humor for a post-Watergate world, a pop culture fad that made its creator ...

Pet Rock Page

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Pet Rocks were a 1975 fad originated in California by salesman, Gary Dahl. They spread like wildfire to the rest of the country. Here was a pet that took no care ...

Pet Rock

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The Pet Rock is back! Now with every purchase a donation is made to help a pet in need!

BeInkandescent: Did You Have a Pet Rock?

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If you owned a Pet Rock back in the 1970s, you are one of millions who were captivated by the fun fad. How did the mania get started? It happened one night in ...

Gary Dahl dead aged 78 after making millions from Pet Rock fad ...

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Apr 1, 2015 ... Gary Ross Dahl, the creator of the wildly popular and bizarre 1970s fad the Pet Rock, has died at age 78 in southern Oregon.

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How Did the Pet Rock Fad Start? - Today I Found Out

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May 23, 2016 ... Sarah H. asks: Why did people buy the pet rock when it was just a rock? ... In 1975, the biggest fad was to dish over a whopping $3.95 ($17.58 ...

Pet Rocks - Bad Fads Museum

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Created by Gary Dahl (pictured), the rocks were seen as a perfect pet, needing very little maintenance and always behaving, quietly and peacefully. For a six ...

1970s Fads: Pet Rock - Super70s.com

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Super70s.com (Where the 1970s never ended) looks back on 1970s Fads: Pet RockSuper70s ... I had fun as a kid but I never understood the fuss over pet rocks!